Australian English

Australian English
The form of the English language used in Australia

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  • Australian English — (AusE, AuE, AusEng, en AU[1]) is the name given to the group of dialects spoken in Australia that form a major variety of the English language. English is the primary language spoken throughout Australia …   Wikipedia

  • Australian English — 1. Most of the distinctive features of Australian English concern pronunciation, vocabulary, and idiom; there are few differences in the written or literary language. 2. pronunciation.  The sound of Australian English is characterized principally …   Modern English usage

  • Australian English — /əstreɪljən ˈɪŋglɪʃ/ (say uhstraylyuhn ingglish) noun 1. the English language as used in Australia, including all varieties whether regional or social. 2. the national dialect of the English language used in Australia, characterised by the… …  

  • Australian English phonology — Australian English is a non rhotic variety of English spoken by most native born Australians. Phonologically, it is one of the most regionally homogeneous language varieties in the world. As with most dialects of English, it is distinguished… …   Wikipedia

  • Australian English vocabulary — Many works giving an overview of Australian English have been published; many of these are humour books designed for tourists or as novelties. One of the first was Karl Lentzner s Dictionary of the Slang English of Australia and of Some Mixed… …   Wikipedia

  • australian english — noun Usage: capitalized A&E : the language of most inhabitants of Australia used especially with the implication that it is a variety of English distinct from that used in Great Britain yet not so divergent as to be a separate language; compare… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Regional variation in Australian English — It is sometimes claimed that regional variations in pronunciation and accent of Australian English exist, but if present at all they are very small compared to those of British, Irish and North American English ndash; sufficiently so that… …   Wikipedia

  • South Australian English — is the collective name given to the varieties of English spoken in the Australian State of South Australia. As with the other regional varieties within Australian English, these have distinctive vocabularies. To a lesser degree there are also… …   Wikipedia

  • Western Australian English — Western Australian English, or West Australian English, is the collective name given to the variety or varieties of English spoken in the Australian state of Western Australia (WA). As with the other regional varieties within Australian English,… …   Wikipedia

  • Standard Australian English — noun the form of Australian English which conforms to the perceived notion of appropriate usages for serious writing. Compare Australian English. Also, standard Australian English …  

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